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Violinist & Composer Antonio Bazzini Died On This Day in 1897 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian violinist and composer Antonio Bazzini died on this day in 1897 – 121 years ago. Bazzini is remembered as one of the finest concert...

Legendary Italian Conductor Arturo Toscanini was Born On This Day in 1867 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini was born on this day in 1867 – 150 years ago. Dying in 1957, he is widely regarded as one...

SAD NEWS | Italian Conductor Alberto Zedda Has Died – Aged 89

Italian conductor and musicologist Alberto Zedda has passed away in Pesaro, Italy - aged 89. A specialist of the 19th Century Italian repertoire, he conducted...

Violin Virtuoso & Composer Giovanni Battista Viotti Died on This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian violin virtuoso and composer Giovanni Battista Viotti died on this day in 1824. Viotti is remembered in history as the teacher of Pierre Rode,...

Italian Violin Virtuoso Uto Ughi Born On This Day! [BORN-ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Italian violin virtuoso and conductor Uto Ughi’s 72nd birthday. A student of Georges Enescu and Yehudi Menuhin, he is recognised as one of the world's finest...

Italian-French Pianist Aldo Ciccolini Has Died – Aged 89

Legendary Italian-French pianist Aldo Ciccolini has passed away in Paris – aged 89. A student of Paolo Denza, he served a long term Professorship at...